First Floor open plan former retail premises - To Let
Chichester Marina is located in Birdham surrounded by picturesque countryside, adjoining the Fishbourne canal and situated approximately 3.5 miles south of Chichester, off of the A236 Birdham road. The A27 major trunk road is 3 miles to the north and adjoins the M27 to the West, also providing access to Brighton and the A23 to the East.
Chichester Marina is a modern and well-equipped marina with over 1,000 berths, making it one of the largest marinas on the south coast of England. The Marina has excellent facilities for boat owners and visitors, including boat repairs and maintenance, fuel, water and electricity hookups. Further to this the Marina also boasts a restaurant, cafe overlooking the water along with an array of marine businesses, yacht club and sailing school.
A new Use Classes Order (UCO) came into effect on 1st September 2020. Under the new UCO a new Use Class E was introduced to cover commercial, business and service uses. Use Class E encompasses A1, A2, A3, B1 and some D1 and D2 uses under the former UCO. We therefore understand that the premises benefit from Class E 'Commercial Business and Service' use within the Use Classes Order 2020.
Planning historically has been restricted to marine related uses, which remains in place however, further information is available regarding potential alternative uses.
Rents and prices are quoted exclusive of, but may be subject to VAT.
The unit comprises of a substantial open plan former retail premises at first floor level, which may suit a variety of uses (stpc). The premises are accessed via a ground floor lobby and benefit from laminate flooring, air conditioning (untested), double glazed windows, kitchenette and ample power points. Additional eaves storage is also available totalling 2,740 sq ft.
The accommodation has the following approximate floor areas (NIA):
Unit D7 Sq m Sq ft
Sales 343.65 3,699
Total NIA 355.15 3,823
*Eaves storage totalling 254.6 sqm (2,740 sq ft)*
Business Rates / Council Tax Band
Rateable Value (2023): £30,500
Should you require further information on Business Rates, please contact our in house rating surveyor Daniel Green (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We understand the property has an EPC rating of B (27).
Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred.
The property is available to let by way of a new (effectively) full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed at a commencing rent of £35,000 per annum exclusive.
A service charge will be payable, which contributes to communal estate maintenance and building insurance which is currently passing at £12,574.39 per annum (approx £3.39psf). ( Agency Pilot Software ref: 4393 )